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September 6, 2016
Auto Racing: Siercks' win widens points gap
David Siercks was the big winner Saturday in the 25-lap Northern Sport Modified Special at North Central Speedway as he won the $1,000 prize for the victory and also widened his season points gap over Ashley Mehrwerth. Siercks started on row three of the 28-car special and moved through...
September 6, 2016 - 8:05pm
June 26, 2016
Racing: Speed common element for Kendall
BARROWS—Rookie modified driver Billy Kendall has a common link between his winter sport, ice hockey as a Brainerd High School athlete, and his summer racing—speed. Kendall is off to a fast start this season with a first-place finish at Princeton and a second-place finish...
June 26, 2016 - 11:30pm
December 9, 2015
YMCA Men's Basketball: American Family defeats Total Energy
American Family defeated Total Energy 69-56 in YMCA Men's Basketball League action Dec. 7th. Top performers for American Family were Daakar Bellfield with 18 points and 13 rebounds, Joe Hoelscher 15 points and five rebounds. For Total Energy, Jon Hoffman had 25 points and four...
December 9, 2015 - 9:30pm
November 26, 2015
Auto Racing: BIR sets 2016 schedule
Brainerd International Raceway has announced its 2016 racing schedule, a six-month lineup with thrilling spectator events and opportunities for fans to get behind the wheel on a world-class track. Like in past years, the name of the game at BIR is diversity.
November 26, 2015 - 10:45pm
September 11, 2015
Racing: Muscle cars finish strong during series finale
Bill Krech's road to the winner's circle at Brainerd International Raceway hasn't been an easy one. It took three years and nine races, but last Sunday he earned the chance to hoist the first-place trophy in Pro Outlaw at the conclusion of the 27th annual GSTA Muscle Car Shootout. In...
September 11, 2015 - 9:52pm
September 10, 2015
Auto Racing: Imports, sport compacts take over BIR this weekend
MAP Proving Grounds returns to Brainerd International Raceway for Round Two this weekend. Imports and sport compacts will take over BIR for the second of two Modern Automotive Performance Proving Grounds events. The three-day turbo-charged event features some of the most diverse...
September 10, 2015 - 9:57pm
August 23, 2015
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: Beckman sets low ET, BIR speed record in qualifying
Coming into the 2015 season, Funny Car driver Jack Beckman had a winless streak of 55 straight races before he won the Four-Wide Nationals this...
August 23, 2015 - 8:33pm
July 30, 2015
Commentary: The summer Jenner raced at BIR
I interviewed her before she became Caitlyn Jenner. Filed in an office drawer in a manila folder entitled "Features" was a newspaper clipping...
July 30, 2015 - 11:06pm
July 17, 2015
Racing: Howell King of Track at BIR
Joe Howell was crowned 2015 King of the Track at Brainerd International Raceway last weekend. Howell, who's racing in BIR's Bracket Drag Racing...
July 17, 2015 - 3:11am
July 14, 2015
Racing: Superbike racing still on at BIR this weekend
There will be noticeable storm damage this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway but racing will go on as scheduled. BIR expects to be ready to host the Central Roadracing Association Friday through Sunday for Superbike racing on BIR's original 3.1-mile Donnybrooke Road Course....
July 14, 2015 - 11:54pm
July 9, 2015
Auto Racing: BIR Bracket Drag Race includes King of Track
For 14 drivers in Brainerd International Raceway's Bracket Drag Racing Series, Saturday's race has additional importance - it's a showdown for the title of King of the Track. The top two racers in the point standings will battle it out to determine the best of the best in BIR's six-weekend...
July 9, 2015 - 9:45pm
July 7, 2015
Racing: Ruman's dominance continues with victory at BIR
Amy Ruman captured her fifth TA class victory of the year with a win in the Ryan Companies Independence Day Classic at Brainerd International Raceway Sunday. Ruman overcame traffic and a challenge from Cliff Ebben during the final length of the race. She started the day in second...
July 7, 2015 - 9:08pm
July 6, 2015
NHRA: Kalitta, Beckman, Anderson, Stoffer collect Norwalk wins
NORWALK, Ohio - Doug Kalitta raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock), and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also raced to victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag...
July 6, 2015 - 9:18pm
February 11, 2015
Boys Hockey: Brainerd seeded fifth in 8-2A
The Brainerd Warriors are seeded fifth and will play at No. 4 Buffalo in the quarterfinals of the Section 8-2A tournament at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The tournament opens at 7 p.m. Saturday when No. 9 Becker-Big Lake plays at No. 8 Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake. The winner travels to No....
February 11, 2015 - 10:48pm
June 9, 2014
NASCAR: Pocono race a harbinger of Chase
Just in case you didn't realize it, Sunday's Pocono 400 was a preview of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. That doesn't mean, necessarily, that the top two finishers at Pocono Raceway, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, will battle for the championship. But the race...
June 9, 2014 - 11:39am